Thoughts and Analysis About Courses in 'Literature and Medicine' in U.S. Universities

11 Pages Posted: 27 Nov 2012

Date Written: November 25, 2012

Abstract

Written in 3 separate styles: poetic prose, academic research, and essay; this paper describes the author’s personal connection with coursework in 'Literature and Medicine', then conducts a word-level n-gram analysis of available course descriptions and syllabi in Literature and Medicine courses offered in U.S. colleges and universities, and concludes with a reflection and comparison of texts commonly used in these courses compared to the ones the author had previously read and used in his courses for medical paraprofessionals.

Keywords: literature, medicine

Suggested Citation

Walker, Jacob J., Thoughts and Analysis About Courses in 'Literature and Medicine' in U.S. Universities (November 25, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2181226 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2181226

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